2000 Toronto Blue Jays season

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2000 Toronto Blue Jays
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Rogers Communications, Interbrew
Manager(s) Jim Fregosi
Local television CBC Television
(Brian Williams, Rich Waltz, John Cerutti)
The Sports Network
(Dan Shulman, Buck Martinez)
CTV Sportsnet
(Rod Black, Joe Carter)
Local radio CHUM (AM)
(Jerry Howarth, Tom Cheek, Gary Matthews)
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The 2000 Toronto Blue Jays season was the franchise's twenty-fourth season of Major League Baseball. It resulted in the Blue Jays finishing third in the American League East with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 8, 1999: Raúl Mondesí was traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers with Pedro Borbón to the Toronto Blue Jays for Shawn Green and Jorge Nunez (minors).[1]
  • November 11, 1999: Paul Spoljaric was traded by the Toronto Blue Jays with Pat Hentgen to the St. Louis Cardinals for Alberto Castillo, Matt DeWitt, and Lance Painter.[2]

December 13, 1999: DeWayne Wise was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1999 rule 5 draft.[3]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 87 74 .540 --
Boston Red Sox 85 77 .525 2.5
Toronto Blue Jays 83 79 .512 4.5
Baltimore Orioles 74 88 .457 13.5
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 69 92 .429 18.0

Notable transactions[edit]

July 19, 2000: Esteban Loaiza was traded by the Texas Rangers to the Toronto Blue Jays for Darwin Cubillán and Michael Young.[4]

Roster[edit]

2000 Toronto Blue Jays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

2000 Game Log

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; R = Runs; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; TB = Total Bases

Pos Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. TB
C Darrin Fletcher 122 416 43 133 20 58 .320 214
1B Carlos Delgado 162 569 115 196 41 137 .344 378
2B Homer Bush 76 297 38 64 1 18 .215 75
SS Gonzalez, AlexAlex Gonzalez 141 527 68 133 15 69 .252 213
3B Tony Batista 154 620 96 163 41 114 .263 322
LF Shannon Stewart 136 583 107 186 21 69 .319 302
CF Jose Cruz 162 603 91 146 31 76 .242 281
RF Raúl Mondesí 96 388 78 105 24 67 .271 203
DH Brad Fullmer 133 482 76 142 32 104 .295 269

[5]

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. TB
Craig Grebeck 66 241 38 71 3 23 .295 99
Marty Cordova 62 200 23 49 4 18 .245 68
Alberto Castillo 66 185 14 39 1 16 .211 49

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Award winners[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse SkyChiefs International League Pat Kelly and Mel Queen
AA Tennessee Smokies Southern League Rocket Wheeler
A Dunedin Blue Jays Florida State League Marty Pevey
A Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League Rolando Pino
Short-Season A Queens Kings New York–Penn League Eddie Rodríguez
Rookie Medicine Hat Blue Jays Pioneer League Paul Elliott

[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raúl Mondesí Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Paul Spoljaric Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/wisede01.shtml
  4. ^ Esteban Loaiza Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/TOR/2000.shtml
  6. ^ Blue Jays All-Stars | bluejays.com: History
  7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1999 Toronto Blue Jays season
2000 Toronto Blue Jays Season
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Succeeded by
2001 Toronto Blue Jays season